Tangy tomatillos add a wonderful layer of flavor and texture to these delicious chicken fajitas. Slideshow:  More Fast and Healthy Chicken Recipes 

May 2014

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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total:
45 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil with the garlic, salt, chile powder, ground cumin, paprika, sugar and fresh lime juice. Set aside.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tomatillos to the dry pan and cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until slightly charred all over. Remove from pan and set aside.

  • In the same pan, add the oil and then stir in the chicken. Cook for 2 minutes or until the chicken is lightly browned. Stir in the onion and bell pepper and cook with the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

  • Stir in the spice mixture and cook for another 2 minutes or until everything is well combined and heated through. Fold in the cooked tomatillos. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with tortillas and optional toppings.

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